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There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
In various countries and times, leaders of groups that lagged behind, economically and educationally, have taught their followers to blame all their problems on other people - and to hate those other people.
It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws.
People don't like other poor people, and rather than blame the people that make you all poor, you blame each other.
What's missing is leadership in the White House. And the story that Barack Obama does tell, forever shifting blame to the last administration, is getting old. The man assumed office almost four years ago - isn't it about time he assumed responsibility?
I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
Catherine the Great
If a hurricane strikes, we can blame the president for not being there; we can blame Congress and FEMA; we can blame the state governments; but in the end, it's the mayors and the local city governments that have to be prepared for emergencies and be prepared to act.
I've been caught in parachute pants. And on my high school yearbook, they used the wrong picture. They were supposed to use the picture of me with a nice suit on. They used me with my collar flipped up, in a fuchsia and white striped shirt. I blame Prince and Michael Jackson in the Eighties for that.
Don't blame the messenger because the message is unpleasant.
It's not natural disasters that are to blame for the deprivation of the North Korean people, but the failed policies of Kim Jong Il.
If there ever was a religious war full of terror, it was the crusades. But you can't blame Christianity because a few adventurers did this. That's my message.
When it comes to pinning blame, pin the tail on the donkeys.
When you blame yourself, you learn from it. If you blame someone else, you don't learn nothing, cause hey, it's not your fault, it's his fault, over there.
Reactive people... are often affected by their physical environment. They find external sources to blame for their behavior.
As long as you blame someone or something else - something outside you that's bigger than you are - as the source of your problems, the problems won't get solved.
Don't blame the marketing department. The buck stops with the chief executive.
John D. Rockefeller
It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature.
Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
Education begins at home. You can't blame the school for not putting into your child what you don't put into him.
All of the things that have happened in my life have been self-propelled. I can't blame anybody else or point a finger at anybody.
Almost every month, I have a day where I get stuck in the mud of me. I used to blame hormones and PMS. After I hit 50, I blamed the lack of hormones. But men get stuck, too, so it must simply be the human condition.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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